Catesby's Birds of Colonial America

By: CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)

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From the jacket flap: "With this lovely and informative book, Alan Feduccia revives the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America." With all Catesby illustrations from his "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands 1731-1743", annotated with modern descriptions of the species depicted. --- With a section of 16 color plates on rectos and versos of 8 leaves. With a foreword by Russell W. Peterson. One in the Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. --- In full light green cloth-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color blue jay image by Catesby. --- Possibly once property of a library, but with markings limited to glue remnants to rear paste-down, mylar jacket wrapper taped to boards, and markings on title page. A clean, bright copy in similar jacket, which is in mylar protector.; Fred W Morrison Series in Southern Studies; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (32), 176 pages

Title: Catesby's Birds of Colonial America

Author Name: CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)

Categories: >>Natural History, >>Art & Architecture, >>Birds,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of North Carolina Press: 1985

ISBN Number: 0807816612

ISBN Number 13: 9780807816615

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 79038